WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop

Shanghai, China, October 18, 2018

Organized by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

In collaboration with:

Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration

With the support of:

Shanghai Commercial Mediation Center

Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
(Shanghai International Arbitration Center)

Faculty

David CHEN Doctor of Judicial Science. Mr. David Chen serves as a mediator as well as the Head of the Management Committee in Shanghai Commercial Mediation Center. He is also the President of Shanghai Free Trade Zone Intellectual Property Association and the Executive Dean of the Advanced Institute of Lawyers of Fudan University, Expert of the Intellectual Property Rights Overseas Protection of China Ministry of Commerce. Arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. A member of the WIPO list of Mediators.

Contact: David Chen
Shanghai Commercial Mediation Center
Unit A, No. 5, Lane 2525, Bin Jiang Ave
Pudong New Area, Shanghai
People’s Republic of China
T + 86 13801934356
E davidchen@allbrightlaw.com
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Heinz GODDAR is a German Patent Attorney and European Patent and Trademark Attorney with his office in Munich, as a partner of Boehmert & Boehmert. His technical background (as well as PhD degree) is in physics. He teaches Intellectual Property Law as an Honorary Professor at the University of Bremen, Germany, as a Lecturer at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Munich, Germany, and as a Visiting Professor as well as a Lecturer at several further universities in both Asia and U.S.A.. He is a Past-President of LES International and of LES Germany. He has received the Gold Medal of LESI in 2005 and has been inducted into the IP Hall of Fame. Furthermore he is a member of the EPO’s Standing Advisory Committee (SACEPO).

Contact: Heinz Goddar
BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT
Pettenkoferstrasse 22
80336 Munich
Germany
T +49-89-55 96 8 0
F +49-89-55 96 8 5090
E goddar@boehmert.de
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Christine KANG is a partner of Jun He Law Offices in Beijing and has significant experience in international commercial dispute resolution, including international commercial arbitration and litigation, both in China and abroad for around 20 years. She also practices extensively in corporate compliance and anti-bribery investigation. Before joining Jun He, Christine practiced at international law firms for years. She has also worked with the CIETAC Beijing headquarters for eight years prior to her private practice.

Christine has significant experience in resolving cross-border disputes. She has advised many Fortune 500 companies on their international arbitration cases with major international arbitration institutions, including CIETAC, AAA-ICDR, ICC and HKIAC, involving various areas such as international trade, joint venture, construction, finance, insurance, licensing and intellectual property. She regularly represents multinationals with different levels of Chinese courts and has also advised Chinese SOEs on their overseas litigation cases in concert with US and UK litigators.

Christine is a listed arbitrator on the Panel of major international arbitration institutions, and has acted as chief arbitrator, sole arbitrator and party-nominated arbitrator in a variety of arbitration cases with CIETAC, AAA-ICDR, ICC and HKIAC. Christine is the member of AAA International Advisory Committee.

Contact: Christine Kang
JunHe LLP
18th Floor China Resources Building
8 Jianguomenbei Avenue
Beijing 100005
People’s Republic of China
T + 86 10 8553 7661
E kangy@junhe.com
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Clement NGAI is a partner in the intellectual property group of Baker & McKenzie, based in Shanghai. His main practice areas include advising mainly foreign clients on IP issues in China, including IP protection and licensing, as well as technology litigation on trade secrets and patent infringement. With a master’s degree in biochemistry, Clement focuses on the life science industries and advises clients on wide range of pharmaceutical regulatory issues. Before joining Baker, he worked in-house with Honeywell and Autodesk where he had Asia-Pacific responsibilities. He was actively involved in government lobbying work when he served as chair of the Business Software Association in China, Korea and India for a number of years.

Mr. Ngai studied at the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the University of London. He is a member of the WIPO list of mediators and arbitrators.

Contact: Clement Ngai
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Unit 1601, Jin Mao Tower
88 Century Avenue, Pudong
Shanghai 200121
People’s Republic of China
T +86 21 6105 5960
E clement.ngai@bakermckenzie.com
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Jing NI is an Associate Professor and a supervisor for post-graduates of International Law School of East China University of Political Science and Law. She serves as an arbitrator at the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (Shanghai International Arbitration Center), and she has been specially invited as Mediator by Shanghai Pudong New Area Municipal Bureau of Justice and Shanghai Xuhui District Municipal Bureau of Justice. She took a Joint PhD of Law at Xiamen University (China) and the Aix-Marseille III University (France). Later, she completed post-doctoral fellowship at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Dr. Jing NI has been selected as a visiting scholar at the City University of Hong Kong and the National Chengchi University.

Dr. NI Jing has been making in-depth and leading theoretical research and exploration in the field of Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution Mechanisms. At present, she has written two personal monographs named “Research on Intellectual Property Arbitration” and “Study on ADR of Intellectual Property Disputes”, and dozens of papers published in CSSCI Law Journals. Dr. Ni Jing has undertaken a number of major research projects on Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, which are coordinated and sponsored by the National Social Science Fund, the China Law Society, the Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China, the Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration, and the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice.

Contact: Jing Ni
East China University of Political Science and Law
No. 1575, Wanhangdu Road, Changning District
Shanghai
People’s Republic of China
T +86 13918751618
E nijing1013@hotmail.com
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Joyce TAN is a transactional lawyer in corporate and commercial matters, including cross-border M&A deals, private equity investments, collaborative ventures and financing transactions. She is well-known for her work in TMT and intellectual property, having pioneered cutting-edge deals, including the use of cashless payment systems, fintech innovations and other innovative technology and telecommunications networks. She handled the first interconnect transaction in Singapore when the telecommunications industry was first lilberalised, as well as the nation-wide “CashCard” project in Singapore, and continues to assist clients with high-tech payment systems at the frontiers of regulatory frameworks.

She is also routinely involved in the acquisition, disposition, relocation, protection and exploitation of intellectual property and intangible assets and in advising on business-related and planning issues involving employment, immigration and tax.

Ms. Tan is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer by numerous legal publications including Legal 500, Chambers, Practical Law Company, AsiaLaw, Who’s Who Legal, World Trademark Review, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Regulatory Communications Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Internet, E-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers, Global Communications, Guide to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers, Global Counsel 3000, Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law, and Global Law Experts. She has delivered numerous lectures, both in the local and international circuits, and has developed and conducted multiple training curricula for organizations in Singapore and abroad, including government agencies, on the subject matter covered by her practice.

Ms. Tan received her LLB (Honours) from the National University of Singapore. She is an Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore, as well as a Solicitor, England & Wales (non-practising). Ms. Tan is a member of the WIPO list of mediators and arbitrators, an Associate Mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre, and has been appointed to the Trademark Mediators Network of the International Trademark Association. She is active with a number of professional organizations, including the International Trade Mark Association, the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, ASEAN Intellectual Property Association, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, the International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property, the Licensing Executives Society International, and the International Bar Association.

She has delivered numerous lectures, both in the local and international circuits, and has developed and conducted multiple training curricula for organizations in Singapore and abroad, including government agencies, on the subject matter covered by her practice.

Ms. Tan received her LLB (Honours) from the National University of Singapore. She is an Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore, as well as a Solicitor, England & Wales (non-practising). Ms. Tan is a member of the WIPO list of mediators and arbitrators, an Associate Mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre, and has been appointed to the Trademark Mediators Network of the International Trademark Association. She is active with a number of professional organizations, including the International Trade Mark Association, the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, ASEAN Intellectual Property Association, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, the International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property, the Licensing Executives Society International, and the International Bar Association.

Contact: Joyce Tan
Managing Director
Joyce A. Tan & Partners
8 Temasek Boulevard
#15-04 Suntec Tower 3
Singapore 038988
T +65 6389 3000
E joyce@joylaw.com
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Minjian YOU a national of the People’s Republic of China, is the managing partner of Shanghai Co-effort Law Firm LLP, and he also serves as a member of CPPCC Shanghai Municipal Committee, vice chairman of Shanghai Creative Industry Association, vice president of Shanghai Copyright Association, adjunct professor of the Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and East China University of Political Science and Law, senior Researcher of Shanghai Intellectual Property Academe, member of Advisory Committee of Law Experts of Shanghai University, supervisor of Shanghai Bar Association, legal consultant of Shanghai Municipal Government.

Mr. You is specialized in Intellectual Property Law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He has 20 years of experience in intellectual property litigation in China, and many of the cases were praised as classic and influential cases by courts, authorities, IP associations and the media. In 2013, two cases handled by him were listed as the Top Ten IP Cases of China by the Chinese Supreme Court. He has been honored as the “National Excellent Lawyer”, “Lawyers of the Orient”, “Outstanding Worker in the Enforcement of the Chinese National IP Strategy”, and the “National Model Worker of China”.

Before being listed as a neutral on the World Intellectual Property Organization's List of Mediators, Mr. You serves as an arbitrator in Shanghai international Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, and as a mediator in Shanghai Commercial Meditation Center. In 2015, he succeeded in the mediation of the first IP case in China Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, which has drawn a wide social attention and greatly promoted the IP mediation work of Shanghai.

Mr. You is an author and frequent speaker on Intellectual Property issues. For example, he is chief editor of the “Guide of Enterprise Intellectual Property Management”, “Attorney’s Analysis of the IP Cases in the Cultural Creative Industry”, and “Intellectual Property Management of Creative Industry”.

Contact: Minjian You
Co-Effort Law Firm LLP
35/F, Huaneng Union Tower
958 Lujiazui Ring Rd.
Shanghai
People’s Republic of China
T +86-21-58871657
E ymj@co-effort.com
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